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24 Sep, 2014

Jason Grams Appointed Nebraska Representative to the Advisory Committee of the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00September 24th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Effective January 1, 2014, Eighth Circuit Chief Judge William Jay Riley appointed Jason W. Grams to a four-year term as the Nebraska member of the Federal Advisory Committee to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Established by 28 U.S.C. § 2077(b), the committee’s primary purpose is to make recommendations to the court regarding its rules and operating procedures.  Jason will also serve on the attorney admission fee fund subcommittee.  His [...]

22 Sep, 2014

Partner Craig Martin to Speak at American Society of Professional Estimators

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00September 22nd, 2014|Latest News, News|

Partner Craig Martin will be presenting to the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) on October 8th on the differences between Litigation and Arbitration, and how Mediation can factor into both.  He will also be reviewing contract language and the impact that language can have on how a company may pursue or defend claims on a project.

22 Sep, 2014

Partner Cathy S. Trent-Vilim Obtains Favorable Arbitration Award

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00September 22nd, 2014|Latest News, News|

LDM Partner Cathy S. Trent-Vilim recently obtained an arbitration award in her Client’s favor in a crop insurance case.  The claimant alleged that the crop insurer improperly removed the claimant’s New Producer status, resulting in an overpayment of indemnity benefits.  The parties agreed to proceed under expedited procedures and to submit the matter to the arbitrator in writing.  Three business days after the claimant submitted his rebuttal submission, the arbitrator [...]

15 Sep, 2014

Seven Lamson, Dugan & Murray Partners Named In The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00September 15th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Lamson, Dugan & Murray is proud to announce that 7 of its partners have been selected by their peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.  In addition, 2 partners have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective fields, where only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored. William M. Lamson, Jr. Best Lawyers® 2015 in Bet-the-Company Litigation Best Lawyers® [...]

26 Aug, 2014

Partner Bill Settles Obtains Verdict in Favor of Orthopedic Surgeons

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00August 26th, 2014|Latest News, News|

LDM Partner Bill Settles recently completed a weeklong medical malpractice jury trial in the Lancaster County District Court.  The jury returned a verdict in favor of LDM’s clients, two orthopedic surgeons from Lincoln, NE.  The case involved the treatment of a complex ankle fracture in a fifteen year-old patient.  The patient developed a growth arrest in the ankle and required surgery to correct the resulting deformity.  He went on to [...]

18 Jul, 2014

Partner Dave Schmitt Publishes Article Analyzing Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00July 18th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Partner Dave Schmitt published an article in the Creighton Law Review:   David J. Schmitt, The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act Should Not Apply To The Misuse Of Information Accessed With Permission, 47 Creighton L. Rev. 423 (2014).  The article analyzes the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1030, which has been the subject of conflicting and contrary judicial interpretations as to whether it is limited to violations of [...]

15 Jul, 2014

Partner Denise Destache Presents on Legal Issues in Nursing

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00July 15th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Partner Denise Destache presented at the Nurse Leader Immersion Weekend sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center at its Kearney campus on June 28th.  The presentation was on legal issues in nursing and included lecture, case evaluations, and mock depositions.  The seminar was attended by nurse administrators, nurse educators, and nurses enrolled in advanced practice nursing programs.

13 Jun, 2014

Partner Brian Brislen Presents at Nebraska Defense Counsel Annual Meeting

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00June 13th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Partner Brian Brislen presented What I Learned About Litigation From Teaching Trial Advocacy at the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association's Annual Meeting on June 6, 2014, at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Mr. Brislen currently serves as an adjunct faculty member for Creighton School of Law and has taught trial practice classes and legal writing and lawyering skills.

13 Jun, 2014

Michael Storey Joins Firm

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00June 13th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Michael Storey has joined our Litigation Department as an associate attorney.  He received his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law and bachelor's degrees in Accounting and Finance from Creighton University.  Mr. Storey worked two years for the Nebraska Supreme Court as a clerk to the Honorable Michael McCormack prior to joining the Firm.

11 Jun, 2014

Partner Denise Destache Presents at NONL

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00June 11th, 2014|Latest News, News|

On May 14th, Denise Destache presented to the Nebraska Organization of Nurse Leaders (NONL).  The members of NONL are nursing leaders from Nebraska health care facilities, agencies, and colleges of nursing.  The topic of the presentation was "The Role of Nurse Leaders in Preventing and Responding to Malpractice Claims.

2 May, 2014

Craig Martin’s Blog Voted 2014 Best Construction Blog

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00May 2nd, 2014|Latest News, News|

We are pleased to announce that our Construction Contractor Advisor blog was selected as the 2014 Best Construction Blog by Construction News and Report Group.  You can see the blog by clicking here.  The judges for the competition evaluated the competitors’ blogs for frequency, design, writing quality and relevance, and found our Construction Contractor Advisor blog to be a good resource for all things related to construction law.

16 Apr, 2014

Law Clerk Ryan Crnkovich Wins Creighton Trial Competition

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00April 16th, 2014|Latest News, News|

On April 10, 2014, Ryan Crnkovich won the championship round of Professor R. Collin Mangrum's annual trial competition at Creighton University School of Law.  Ryan, along with his partner Skyler Pearson, competed in seven trials during the course of the competition before being named the tournament champions.  The competition took place over the course of four weeks, with over forty second year law students competing in the tournament.  The winners [...]

3 Apr, 2014

Sarah Smith Participates in the Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Summit

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00April 3rd, 2014|Latest News, News|

From March 24-26, 2014, Sarah Smith traveled to Washington, DC to participate in the Arthritis Foundation’s annual Advocacy Summit.  Ms. Smith has been involved with the Arthritis Foundation for over a year and was asked to lend her advocacy skills in support of the Foundation.  While attending the Summit, Ms. Smith met with Nebraska Members of Congress and their staff to discuss policy initiatives that the Foundation supports.  She will [...]

1 Apr, 2014

OLPA Legal Professional of the Year

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00April 1st, 2014|Latest News, News|

Kristine Flott, a legal administrative assistant with LDM since 1998 has been named OLPA Legal Professional of the Year.  The Omaha Legal Professionals Association receives nominations each year and selects one professional through letters of recommendation and votes by legal professionals in the community.   We are proud of Kris and her accomplishments at LDM and her involvement with OLPA.

31 Mar, 2014

Sarah Macdissi Panelist for Exploring Healthcare Careers

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00March 31st, 2014|Latest News, News|

On April 4, 2014, Sarah Macdissi will participate as a panelist on the Creighton Career Center's event, "Exploring Healthcare Careers".  The panel will present career options and directions to 150-300 students interested in healthcare but are not certain of the many directions that are afforded them when deciding their personal direction.  The panel encourages students to search beyond what they typically view as healthcare-focused careers.

25 Mar, 2014

LDM Obtains Favorable Arbitration Outcome

2018-07-11T18:17:16-05:00March 25th, 2014|Latest News, News|

LDM partner Cathy Trent-Vilim recently received a favorable arbitration award in a contract dispute between her insurer client and the client’s former agent.  The arbitrator issued his ruling only ten days after the proceeding ending, awarding the client all of its damages.

25 Mar, 2014

Defense Verdict Affirmed by the Nebraska Court of Appeals

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 25th, 2014|Latest News, News|

LDM attorneys Mark Novotny and Sarah Macdissi have obtained a ruling from the Nebraska Court of Appeals affirming the dismissal of a dental malpractice lawsuit.  The Plaintiff’s Complaint was dismissed on summary judgment because the Plaintiff failed to rebut the prima facie evidence that the defendant dentist had met the standard of care in his treatment of the Plaintiff.  The Nebraska Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal.

19 Mar, 2014

Partner Brian Brislen Contributor to Business Torts A Fifty State Guide

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 19th, 2014|Latest News, News|

LDM Business Litigation Partner Brian Brislen was a contributing editor to the 2014 edition of Business Torts A Fifty State Guide published by Wolters Kluwer.  Mr. Brislen contributed the Nebraska Chapter to the book designed to provide a succinct summary of the business torts laws of the fifty states and the District of Columbia.  Mr. Brislen was assisted in this project by LDM law clerk Jonathan Cox. LDM has a [...]

19 Mar, 2014

Omaha Magazine Releases Results of Best Lawyers in America

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 19th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Omaha Magazine has released the Omaha results of The Best Lawyers in America for 2014.  This list is an excerpt from The Best Lawyers in America which includes listings for more than 50,000 lawyers in 128 specialties, in all 50 states who have been chosen through an exhaustive survey in which top lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Partner William M. Lamson was recognized in his fields of Bet-The Company [...]

3 Feb, 2014

Partner Dave Schmitt Earns Master of Laws Degree

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00February 3rd, 2014|Latest News, News|

David J. Schmitt has earned a Master of Laws degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law.  He received the LL.M. degree in Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications law.  David is a partner with the firm and represents corporations and individuals in a broad spectrum of legal matters, including railroad defense under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, product liability, insurance defense, and commercial and tort litigation.

24 Jan, 2014

A Defense Verdict for Partner, Sean Minahan

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00January 24th, 2014|Latest News, News|

On January 17, LDM Attorney, Sean Minahan, obtained a defense verdict on behalf of Johnson Sand & Gravel, Co. in Polk County, Nebraska, which was sued by a neighboring landowner for crop damage caused by flooding.  The landowner alleged Johnson Sand & Gravel negligently blocked the natural drainage of rain water in the area causing water to back up onto the landowner’s fields resulting in approximately $200,000 in lost corn [...]

10 Jan, 2014

Partner Mark Novotny Speaks on Current Health Care and Risk Management Topics

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00January 10th, 2014|Latest News, News|

Presenting to the Johnson County Hospital Medical Staff, LDM Partner Mark Novotny recently spoke on current topics concerning health care and risk management.  Attended by medical, nursing and physician assistant staff, the Power Point slide show and discussion provided examples of critical situations and solutions to avoid patient misunderstandings and avert medical malpractice claims and lawsuits before they start.

19 Dec, 2013

Cathy Trent-Vilim to Teach Trial Advocacy at UNL College of Law

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00December 19th, 2013|Latest News, News|

This coming spring, Partner Cathy Trent-Vilim will be teaching a three hour course at UNL College of Law focusing on trial techniques, such as voir dire, opening/closing, direct and cross examination, etc.  The students will be comprised of third year law students.  The class will include some lecture but the emphasis will be on practical application culminating in a mock trial.

19 Dec, 2013

Food Bank for the Heartland Challenge

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00December 19th, 2013|Latest News, News|

After a challenge was declared between first and second floor employees of Lamson, Dugan and Murray, over 1,700 pounds of food was delivered to the Food Bank for the Heartland last week.  While the second floor employees were the victors in this challenge, we are proud of each and every member of Lamson, Dugan and Murray for contributing to those less fortunate.

26 Nov, 2013

William Lamson Speaks at Fall Meeting of NARTC on Diabetes Litigation

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00November 26th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Together with a representative of a client’s office, Bill Lamson was invited to speak at the Fall Meeting of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC), held October 9-12, 2013 in San Diego, California on the subject of the status of the ongoing Nebraska litigation involving a total of 34 lawsuits filed by current and former railroad employees.  The lawsuits were filed against our client under the Federal Employers’ Liability [...]

21 Nov, 2013

Super Lawyers Recognizes Five Lamson, Dugan and Murray Partners

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00November 21st, 2013|Latest News, News|

This week, Thomson Reuters’ research-driven rating service released its 2013 Super Lawyers Business Edition.  The publication includes attorneys from over 8,500 firms who are at the top of their field in various areas of business law.  Attorneys are selected by a combination of peer nominations and third party research to identify those who have excelled in their area of practice. Partners William M. Lamson, Daniel P. Chesire and Kyle Wallor [...]

18 Nov, 2013

LDM Partners Inducted in to ABOTA

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00November 18th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Partners Mark Novotny and William Settles were honored and inducted in to the American Board of Trial Advocates ("ABOTA").  Formed in 1957, membership in ABOTA is by invitation only.  Trial lawyers who are of high personal character and honorable reputation may become a member of the ABOTA upon nomination and election.  ABOTA's mission is to foster improvement in the ethical and technical standards of practice in the field of advocacy [...]

18 Nov, 2013

Mark Novotny Speaks on Common Medical Records Charting Errors and Social Media in Medicine

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00November 18th, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM Partner Mark Novotny recently presented to the Regional Advisory Board of Physicians on the topics of Common Medical Records Charting Errors and Social Media in Medicine.  Mr. Novotny provided insight and examples of appropriate charting, mistakes in medical records and risks associated with documentation of health care providers.  In addition, Mr. Novotny discussed how the growth and prevalence of social media can impact health care and expose medical providers [...]

18 Nov, 2013

Mark Novotny Selected to NSBA Class of Fellows

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00November 18th, 2013|Latest News, News|

The Nebraska State Bar Foundation has announced that LDM Partner Mark E. Novotny has been selected to its 2013 Class of Fellows. Lawyers are nominated by existing Fellows and only 30 lawyers receive the Fellow title annually.  Those considered for the honor must display integrity, be an established Nebraska lawyer dedicated to improving the administration of justice, provide civic service and be a leader in the legal profession recognized by [...]

14 Nov, 2013

LDM Employees Volunteer for United Way Day of Caring

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00November 14th, 2013|Latest News, News|

This year, LDM participated in the United Way Day of Caring where volunteers throughout the Omaha community volunteered their time supporting nonprofit organizations.  LDM had 20 employees helping Elmwood Neighborhood Association with planting trees and shrubs, trimming bushes and spreading mulch in midtown neighborhoods.  Nearly 800 individuals throughout the metro area participated in this event impacting 41 nonprofit organizations in our community.

23 Oct, 2013

Brian Brislen and Jason Grams to Present at National Business Institute Seminar

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00October 23rd, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM attorneys Brian Brislen and Jason Grams will be presenting portions of the National Business Institute’s “Representing Your Client in Federal Court” seminar on November 15, 2013, at the Scott Conference Center.  The seminar is designed for lawyers and other legal professionals and will afford active licensed Nebraska attorneys six hours of continuing legal education credit in Nebraska.  Mr. Brislen will present sections on “Developing a Successful Trial Strategy” and [...]

9 Oct, 2013

Partners Present on Nursing Litigation

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00October 9th, 2013|Latest News, News|

On Sunday, June 23rd, Partner Denise Destache gave a 3 hour presentation, including lecture, case study analysis, and mock depositions, to nurses enrolled in the UNMC Nurse Leader/Executive Advanced Development (LEAD) Program.  This is a Masters level program for nurse managers, administrators, and advanced practice nurses, aimed at developing their analytical skills with regard to legal, regulatory, risk management, and ethical issues, and to integrate these skills into their roles as [...]

9 Oct, 2013

Bill Settles Speaks at 8th Annual Midwest Regional NICU Conference

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00October 9th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Partner Bill Settles presented to the 8th Annual Midwest Regional NICU Conference on August 22, 2013.  This conference was sponsored by the Nebraska Neonatal Advanced Practice Association and was attended by nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians assistants who practice in the neonatal intensive care setting.  The subject matter dealt with common charting errors and their role in litigation as well as emerging problems with the use of social media in [...]

8 Oct, 2013

LDM Welcomes Three New Associates to the Firm

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00October 8th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Katie French has joined our Business Department as an associate attorney after clerking for the Firm for several years.  Ms. French graduated from Creighton University School of Law.  She also received her bachelor’s degree from Creighton University, majoring in Economics. While at Creighton, she was selected as research assistant to Professor Catherine Brooks. Ms. French participated in the Street Law program, where she taught legal topics to seventh grade students [...]

8 Oct, 2013

LDM Clients Successfully Develop MIPPA Plans

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00October 8th, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM would like to recognize the accomplishments of two of its clients, Midwest Independent Practice Physicians Association and Midwest Independent Physicians, LLC, for the successful development of its health care insurance plans.  The insurance plans are identified as “MIPPA” with Coventry as the company provider and all of their plans are currently available for enrollment on the Nebraska health insurance exchange with options under Bronze, Silver and Gold plans.

8 Jul, 2013

Bill Settles Inducted in American Board of Trial Advocates

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00July 8th, 2013|Latest News, News|

The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) elected LDM partner Bill Settles to its membership at its June meeting.  ABOTA is one of the premier trial advocacy organizations in the country.  Membership in ABOTA is limited to trial attorneys with extensive courtroom experience who exhibit high personal character, who have an honorable reputation, and who are proficient in the courtroom.  Membership requires nomination by a member of ABOTA and an [...]

19 Jun, 2013

LDM Welcomes New Team Members

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00June 19th, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM would like to welcome three new Law Clerks to the Firm this summer as well as a new Human Resources Manager. Kate Geyer will be a 3rd year law student at University of Nebraska at Lincoln where she also received her Bachelor's degree in History and Medieval & Renaissance Studies.  Jonathan Cox will be a 2nd year law student at Creighton University.  He received his Bachelor's degree from University [...]

29 Apr, 2013

Defense Verdict Affirmed on Appeal

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00April 29th, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM attorneys Mark Novotny, John Walker and Sarah Macdissi recently obtained a ruling from the Nebraska Supreme Court affirming a dismissal of the plaintiff's complaint against a Physical Therapy clinic based on the plaintiff's failure to timely file her lawsuit.  In Churchill v. Columbus Community Hospital, the Court agreed that Physical Therapists are professionals, and that the patient's fall in exiting an aquatic therapy pool, after being evaluated by her [...]

19 Apr, 2013

Estate Tax Uncertainty Continues

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00April 19th, 2013|Latest News, News|

President Obama's new budget seeks an increase in estate taxes. Although the ink is barely dry on the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "2012 Tax Act") which became effective in January of 2013, President Obama's new budget includes a proposed increase to estate and gift taxes.  Under current law, which was enacted as part of the "Fiscal Cliff" negotiations, estates are subject to a 40% tax on values [...]

18 Apr, 2013

Mark Novotny and Denise Destache Speak on Preparing Physicians in Risk Management

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00April 18th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Partners Mark Novotny and Denise Destache recently participated in the dinner and presentation to 86 medical residents from the University of Nebraska Medical Center discussing issues of Nebraska state licensure investigations, prescription of controlled substances and documentation.  The presentation was in conjunction with attempts to prepare physicians in the area of risk management.

11 Apr, 2013

Bright Prospect for Midlands Law School Graduates

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00April 11th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Law school graduates in the Midlands have a brighter prospect of being hired than those on the coasts. Admission to law schools for the fall, has decreased nationally. In a recent article in the Omaha World Herald, partner Brian Brislen relates that new graduate hires, at the firm has actually increased this year compared to the previous two. Competition for these positions has grown with the increase in the number [...]

11 Apr, 2013

LDM Successfully Defends University in Disability Discrimination Case

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00April 11th, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM attorneys Craig Martin and Jason Grams convinced a jury that their client, a local university, did not discriminate against one of its students.  The student alleged that he was removed from the Nursing Program because of his disability.  The university disagreed, asserting that the student was removed from the Nursing Program because he failed to meet the expectations of a senior nursing student. The trial took four days to [...]

16 Mar, 2013

LDM Attorneys Secure $33.5 Million Settlement

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 16th, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM attorneys, led by Mark Novotny, Pat Vipond and Cathy Trent-Vilim, recently secured a $33.5 million settlement for a large commercial client in a highly complex and contentiously-litigated matter.  Over the course of the three and a half year suit, LDM successfully defeated three separate motions to dismiss and two motions for summary judgment (which span more than 500 pages of combined briefing and thousands of pages of evidence).  The [...]

11 Mar, 2013

Partner Sean Minahan Travels to S.E. Asia

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 11th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Partner, Sean Minahan recently spent 12 days traveling in Hong Kong, Vietnam and Taiwan as a member of the Nebraska LEAD Class 31.  Throughout the educational travel seminar, the group met with governmental and corporate representatives from each country’s agricultural sector.  The prevailing theme of the experience was the U.S. agriculture’s role in S.E. Asia’s food supply and how that role may change in the future.  You can contact Sean [...]

8 Mar, 2013

Plaintiff Verdict Affirmed on Appeal

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 8th, 2013|Latest News, News|

LDM attorneys Bill Lamson and Cathy Trent-Vilim recently obtained a ruling from the Nebraska Supreme Court affirming a $1 million plaintiff's verdict.  In Werner v. County of Platte, the Court rejected the County's objections to the trial court's receipt of certain evidence, and its determination that the plaintiff was an "innocent third party" for purposes of Nebraska's vehicular pursuit strict liability statute, and upheld the trial court's judgment for Mr. [...]

8 Mar, 2013

Cathy S. Trent-Vilim and “They’re Not My Clients-What Do You Mean I Owe Them a Duty of Care?”

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 8th, 2013|Latest News, News|

Cathy S. Trent-Vilim recently published "They're Not My Clients - What Do You Mean I Owe Them a Duty of Care?" in the January, 2013 edition of the Nebraska Defense Counsel newsletter.  The article discusses the Nebraska Supreme Court's recent expansion of an attorney's duties to third parties.  You can read the full article at https://www.dropbox.com/s/al85okak2zaqrbs/They%27re%20Not%20My%20Clients.pdf

1 Mar, 2013

Mark Novotny Inducted in American Board of Trial Advocates

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00March 1st, 2013|Latest News, News|

Congratulations to LDM partner Mark E. Novotny, for his recent induction in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  ABOTA is an invitation-only organization aimed at elevating the standard of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.  It seeks out attorneys who display the skills, civility and integrity to help younger attorneys achieve a higher level of trial advocacy and educate the public about the vital importance of the [...]

19 Feb, 2013

JoAnna Thomas Appointed as interim Vice Chair of Executive Committee for OBA Young Lawyers Division

2018-07-11T18:17:17-05:00February 19th, 2013|Latest News, News|

JoAnna Thomas was recently appointed as interim Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the Omaha Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division.  Ms. Thomas participated in the Omaha Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Exploratory Committee from June through December, 2012.  The exploratory committee examined areas in which a Young Lawyers Division could benefit newer members of the bar and encourage community involvement in Omaha and participation in the OBA.  The exploratory [...]